Key, Francis Scott
|born on||1 August 1779 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )|
|Place||Baltimore MD, USA, 39n17, 76w36|
|Timezone||LMT m76w36 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||09°27' 00°05 Asc. 07°08'|
American attorney and amateur verse writer, gained fame when he wrote the words to the "Star Spangled Banner," the U.S. National Anthem, during the War of 1812.
Died 1/11/1843. Baltimore, MD.
Penfield Collection quotes Matthews for "born at sunset." Old-file has 6:45 PM LMT. LMR computes sunset at 7:13 PM LMT. Baird had 1780, 10:56 AM, Friedrichs County, MD. Encyclopedia gives 1779, Friedrichs County, now Carroll, MD.
- Vocation : Law : Attorney
- Vocation : Writers : Poet (Amateur verse writer)
- Notable : Book Collection : American Book